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Rose Ternes

1933 ~ 2021 (age 87)



 Rose Ternes – September 22, 1933 – February 13, 2021

Thank you to Father Glenn our dear cousin and thanks to Father Dan of the Kerrobert Parish for co-celebrating the funeral mass.  Thank you to the Kerrobert Hospital staff who cared for our mother in such a dignified way, and the staff of St Paul’s Hospital’s emergency ward who kept out mother comfortable during the last moments of her life.  Thanks to the Kindersley Community Funeral Home and Crematorium, the music servants, the readers, those assisting Father Glenn and Father Dan, the pall bearers and all of those who honour our mother through their service.  Thanks to those in attendance of the funeral mass, and those who are participating through the web broad cast

Rose Walz was born on September 22, 1933 to Nicholas Walz and Katherine Senger.    Rose was raised with her 2 sisters and 12 brothers on the family farm at Cosine Saskatchewan.  The Walz family was defined by their German colony roots, their prairie farm, and their deep Christian faith.

Rose Ternes met Ben Ternes when her brother was courting and eventually married Ben’s sister.  Ben and Rose married in 1954 and moved to Superb, Saskatchewan.  While living in Superb, Allen was born in 1956 and Lorne was born in 1958. Eventually the little family moved to a small farm house overlooking Buffalo Coulee on the NE 10 -33-24-West of the 3rd Meridian.  While at the family farm, Janice was born (1960), and was followed by Terry (1964).

As the family grew up and left the nest, Terry and Janice to Ontario, Lorne to Alberta and Allen to Saskatoon, the pace of farm life slowed down.  Their children’s families grew and Rose and Ben cherished their role as grandparents.  In the 1990s, Rose and Ben became residents of the town of Kerrobert which they definitely enjoyed. 

On March 07, 2008, our mother’s love and partner Ben, passed away in Kerrobert surrounded by the family he loved.  Rose lived alone in her Kerrobert home until eventually moving to the Hillside Lodge then the Pioneer Haven and eventually the Long Term Care Unit within the Kerrobert Hospital.  At each of these residences she was surrounded by caring staff, kind and generous neighbours and friends.

Rose passed away on February 13, 2021 at St Paul Hospital in Saskatoon, and was predeceased by her husband Ben.  She is survived by a) Allen and Penny Ternes - Clayton and Tosha Fidyk and children, Richard and Shyanne Hornseth and children, b) Lorne and Nicole Ternes – Nicholas, Benjamin, Graham, Jonathan c)  Janice and Jim Senger – Ashley and Michael Kneeshaw (and children), Brett and Brannon, and d) Terry and Lison Ternes – Chelsey Roy.

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Mass of Christian Burial
February 18, 2021

2:00 PM

Video is available for this event


Kerrobert, Luseland, & District KLD) Wellness Foundation
Box 730, Kerrobert SK S0L 1R0

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church
Box 79, Kerrobert SK S0L 1R0

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